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Dr Harold Goodwin has worked on 4 continents with local communities, their governments and the inbound and outbound tourism industry. He is a Professor Emeritus and  Responsible Tourism Director at the Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, Managing Director of the Responsible Tourism Partnership and adviser to the World Travel Market on its Responsible Tourism programme at WTM London, which attracts 4000 participants each year, and WTM Africa and Latin America and Arabian Travel Market. He chairs the panels of judges for the World Responsible Tourism Awards and the other Awards in the family, Africa, India and Latin America. Harold founded the ICRTD series of International Conferences on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in 2002, he co-chairs the conferences with the local host organisation. He is also Founder Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism which he founded in 2002 and which promotes the principles of the Cape Town Declaration.

17 August 2021

Vaccine equity matters to the travel and tourism industry

We have now passed 205 million cases of coronavirus worldwide and 4.3 million deaths, figures which probably understate the scale of the epidemic and which do […]
17 August 2021

Top-20 happiest countries reveal the important connection between happiness and sustainability

Have you ever thought that happiness is a measure of a nation’s progress? Well, it is, and it’s also strictly linked to how we conduct our […]
16 August 2021
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Paris to Berlin in an hour: A glimpse into the future of high-speed European rail travel

The recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report AR6 has once again brought the ongoing climate crisis to the forefront of European policymakers minds. Their […]
13 August 2021

Bus stops around the world with the coolest design

Waiting for a bus is hardly anyone’s favorite activity, especially if the seats and benches are not very comfortable. Often they are very unimaginative and look […]
13 August 2021

Floating breakfasts are booming all over social media

It’s a well known social media phenomenon; the crystal clear infinity pool with an elegant tray floating perfectly on the surface, filled with fresh tropical fruit, […]
12 August 2021

3 easy ways to brew a cup of coffee while you’re on the road

There’s nothing better than the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning. Even if you don’t agree with me, I’m not ready to listen to […]
12 August 2021

5 famous hotels you might recognize from the movies

What turns a movie into a really good movie? Actors, a solid plot, filming quality and – of course – the backdrop. Where a movie is […]
12 August 2021

These are the top 20 pizzerias in Europe

Each year, popular Italian 50 Top Pizza website publishes lists of where to find the very best pizzas in Italy, Europe, and the US. This year, […]
11 August 2021

10 paintings to escape with this summer

We can’t all get away to see places we love or experience new sights this summer, but the art world can bring us a change of […]
10 August 2021

8 tempting chocolate museums around the world

We all love to indulge in a bit of sweet eating and there are plenty of varieties of sweets in the world to choose from. However […]
10 August 2021

Having failed to mitigate we must now also adapt to climate change

This report has been a long time coming, too long. The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been very careful not to exaggerate the scientific […]
10 August 2021

The first flying taxis to start operating in cities in 2024

German startups Lilium and Volocopter have announced that they are planning to inaugurate a flying taxi service in 2024. For their part, Hyundai and General Motors […]
9 August 2021

Meet the 34 who made it to the 2021 UNESCO World Heritage List

The Covid-19 pandemic meant that the UNESCO (United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) committee was unable to meet. This year, however, a combined review of […]
9 August 2021

Top 5 glamping sites in Europe

Spending time in nature while having all the advantages of the modern-day luxury… what a perfect way to spend your holidays! Therefore, it doesn’t surprise that […]
9 August 2021

The world’s best hotel views

Customer service, room design, location, recreation services and food are all relevant features in a hotel. But what truly sets a hotel apart is the view […]
9 August 2021

It is official. 2020 was worst year on record for the airline industry

Official data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) exposes the devastating impact of Covid-19 on global air transport during 2020. At the depth of the […]
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